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Action your political potential
Maybe you want to better understand the electoral process. Perhaps you want to learn about the history of activism. Or maybe you would like to have a career in government. These are just some of the ways that you can put your political potential into action.
Want to learn more? Keep reading to see what our students, instructors, alumni and donors have to say.
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How will you activate your political potential?
Activate your political potential at FASS! With 23 departments, schools, and programs to choose from, you aren't confined to one area of study. Explore the subjects below to see what political potential means in different contexts.
Indigenous Studies (formerly First Nations Studies)
Sociology and Anthropology
What courses can you take?
Within our many departments, schools, and programs, there is an exciting array of courses for you. Learn about political potential from a variety of perspectives in the following courses (These are only a few of the 1,200 courses available to you once you are accepted as a student at SFU):
- Criminology 131: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System: A Total System Approach
- Economics 104: Economics and Government
- Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies 102: Feminist Action
- International Studies 101: Global Challenges of the 21st Century
- Labour Studies 101: Introduction to Labour Studies
- Political Science 121: Political Engagement: From Street to the Ballot Box
- Political Science 132: From Dictatorship to Democracy: Collective human action
- Sociology and Anthropology 200: Power, Conflict and Change in Canadian Society
- World Literature 204: Rights and Activism in Literature
What will you do with your degree?
You've asked questions. You've discovered deeper questions to explore. You've studied them and earned your degree. Now what will you do? Our students have been successful in careers including, but not limited to:
- Campaign Manager / Organizer
- Community Worker
- Customs / Immigration Officer
- Foreign Service Officer
- Government / Politics
- Intelligence Analyst
- Journalist / Foreign Correspondent
- Non-profit Coordinator / Administrator
- Policy Analyst / Researcher
- Political Advisor / Consultant
- Public Opinion Interviewer / Analyst
- Public Relations
- Social Worker / Assistant
Continue to explore your questions
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